Metal casting is the process in which molten metal is poured into a mold and allowed to solidify into an object. The object that solidifies is called a casting. Sand casting is defined as pouring of molten metal into a sand mold and allowing it to solidify in the mold. Sand casting is the most widely used metal casting process in manufacturing and almost all casting metals can be sand cast. A few examples of modern items manufactured by the sand casting processes are gears, dies used in the packing industry, cylinder heads, pump housings, and valves.
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